Watermelon Detox Water – give a healthy twist to your regular drinking water with fresh watermelon, lemon, mint, and some ginger. A great summer cooling drink to beat the heat.
Have you ever made fruit infused water?
If not then you should try this refreshing detox water that is not just cooling but also loaded with nutrients.
I never thought of adding fruits (except for lemon and limes) into the water until a couple years back when I tried orange infused water in our University dining and absolutely fell in love with it. Since then I started making nutrient water at home more often.
I know it is not just me, people also love infused-water.
This May I had shared fresh strawberry detox water which has got more than 65k shares on social media. When I shared this recipe I never thought it would receive so much love. I was really feeling reluctant before sharing the recipe thinking who would even be interested in this simple recipe. But I was proved wrong. Sometimes simple and healthy recipes can get more love than you’d expect.
Watermelon Detox Water!
Now, to prepare this super easy and refreshing detox water you’ll need some fresh watermelon pieces, lemon, fresh mint leaves, a small piece of ginger and of course drinking water. Combine everything in a glass pitcher or a large mason jar. Then add ice cubes and chilled drinking water. Your drinking water just got a healthy makeover.
Watermelon Detox Water – Health Benefits
Watermelon contains 90% of water and thus helps to hydrate. It contains a decent amount of vitamin C and vitamin A which are essential for good skin health. Find more details here.
According to healthline.com lemons are proven to be good for digestion, weight loss, and skin quality.
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Refreshing Watermelon Detox Water
- 2 cup 1" watermelon pieces
- 1 lemon sliced
- ¼ cup loosely packed mint leaves
- ½ " ginger peeled and sliced
- 3 cup drinking water chilled
- 3 cup ice cubes
- Add few watermelon pieces, 2-3 lemon slices, some mint and ginger slices at the bottom of mason jar. Then add around 1 cup of ice cubes.
- Repeat step 1 to form layers of ice and other ingredients.
- Finally, add chilled water. Store in the refrigerator.
- Enjoy whenever you feel thirsty or feel like drinking water to stay hydrated.
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